• Propaganda

The Propaganda Remix Project

Classic propaganda posters "deconstructed" -- recreated with new sayings as contemporary propaganda by Micah Ian Wright.

Propaganda Inc.

Professor Nancy Snow on the science and theory behind Propaganda, you can't do wrong with either of these books.

Emergence of Advertising in America

The site features thousands of historic advertisements.

Shaping Mental and Moral Forces
A 1942 memo on film and propaganda, by Eric Knight, a writer in the U.S. army's Morale Branch. He argues that “shaping the mental and moral forces on the home front” was as important as, if not more important than, influencing either enemy or neutral nations.

Vintage Posters
Gallery of original propaganda posters.

Filmsite War films
War and Anti-war films: essay with pictures.

• Cold War Propaganda

A database devoted to the cold war media and propaganda. There are old documentary footage and instructional videos, including Bert the Turtle 1952, nominated for an Oscar (but lost to a British film Waking Point about "Civil Defense." Aside from films, there are also old radio state addresses and a collection of old records with songs that reflect Cold War themes.

Cold War Anthropology

A page of links to Cold War web resources maintained by an anthropologist writing an account of the "influences of the Cold War on American anthropology." Includes links to Cold War museums, archives and collections, as well as pages on spying, the Red Scare, McCarthyism and its victims, and Cold War culture.

The University of San Diego Cold War Bibliographies
Also links to presidential libraries of Cold War presidents.

The Harvard Project on Cold War Studies

Yahoo: Cold War

Don't forget links categorized by the Hungarian Uprising, Berlin Airlift, Cuban Missile Crisis, Espionage, Hollywood Blacklist, Korean War, McCarthyism, Arms Race, Cold War People, Prague Spring, Red Scare, Space Race, Vietnam War.

Academic Info Directory of Online Resources

Documentary Film

UC Berkeley Documentary and Ethnographic Film

A Short Bibliography of Books and Articles in the UC Berkeley Libraries.

A selective sample of classic early and contemporary documentary works.

Internet Movie Database
The catalogs information on hundreds of thousands of films (theatrical, made-for-video, made-for-TV/Cable) as well as television series, miniseries, and electronic entertainment using video or voice-overs. Names of actors, directors, producers (along with many other roles) are available as well as reviews of the film by IMDB users.

Film Schools


Teaching History

History Cooperative
Here are history links/associations of academics.

The Gateway to Educational Materials
A Consortium effort to provide educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites.

Picture History

An on-line archive of images and film footage illuminates more than 200 years of American history.

The History Teacher Journal
Links to educational organizations for the teaching of history.

Syllabus Central
Syllabus Central provides annotated syllabi that offer creative approaches to teaching, with particular emphasis on innovative ways of organizing the U.S. Survey and integrating technology. Teachers reflect on how a social history approach, active learning techniques, and Web-based resources and new media have impacted their teaching and their students.